Price indices for agriculture are used to measure development in the prices of agricultural products and production inputs in agriculture from the perspective of the farmer. The prices inquired for the price indices for agriculture are used to calculate quarterly published indices in accordance with a classification compiled by Eurostat. The price data are collected from enterprises serving agriculture and horticulture. The aim is to collect qualitatively comparable product prices at the gate of the holding or at the first market place. The provision of the data is voluntary to the enterprises. Statistics Finland treats the data as confidential in the same way as the Statistics Act decrees that data on enterprises under the data supply obligation must be treated as confidential. The data are released as index point figures calculated from a large volume of price data. Prices of individual products or the price behaviour of individual enterprises are not disclosed in the statistics.The data can be supplied to Statistics Finland by telephone, telefax or email.
Enterprises serving agriculture and forestry.
Compliant with the Statistics Act. The data are treated as confidential.
Last updated 17.5.2013